Solist Manzanilla

Solist Manzanilla bottle

70cl, 57.8% ABV

Finished in Manzanilla sherry casks, this has lent the whisky a delicate saltiness, along with flavours of vanilla, orange and mint.

Solist Manzanilla bottle

Tasting Notes

Nose

Very fruity, with a much lighter character than with other styles of sherry cask. Apples, pears and honeydew melon lead, with soft spice, cocoa and toffee following. Sat behind everything is a soft, sweet and lightly salted caramel.

Palate

Well balanced and sweet, with a vanilla note running through the middle. Kavalan’s classic fruity character makes itself known, wrapping the creamy core in orange, lemon, more melon and a leafy herbs – mint and tarragon.

Finish

Sweet and long, with fruit fading to leafy herbs.

Comment

A whisky that perfectly shows the difference that the type of sherry cask can make. Gone are the rich red fruits, replaced by intense tropical and orchard fruit notes.